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Nov 3, 2012 12:30pm PDT
towards obama. ohio, is my view, is in dispense able. >> where did you read that nevada is leaning towards obama. >> i haven't seen a pollare romney leading first. it's one-third hispic, and this heavily unionized. >> i have people there and they don't think that at all. >> that's the wrong neighborhood. >> here'she point i want to make. the polls today reare regarded t microscopically perfect, you and i know, say ten years o when you were still doing this ow because of your tenacity, and because ofowmy leniency. >> 0 years ago. >> 20 years ago, 30, polls ofwee regarded as a rock makes, these polls today have -- as approximation, these pos today are -- >> there is money to be made. >> one or two -- [ talking over one another ] >> i hate to see this come to an end. >> polls are not that precise. >> if they weren't that precis, why do politicians spend that much money on them? >> they are false idols. they are worshiping the false idol. >> the media are more obsessed with polling than before. they show a close race, but president obama with a small but durable lead in the states that matter,
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
. including one scenario gimpng president obama a path too victory, winning nevada and ohio, to get to 277 electoral votes. for mitt romney the path could also lead through ohio, and blanketing the south, to get to 281 in a different scenario. and there are also several potentials for a tie. this one shows the president losing nevada but winning ohio, to get to 269 for both candidates. and late today, the "newshour" got word that romney will make a last-minute stop in pennsylvania over the weekend. we explore the race and the states in play with jonathan martin of politico and margaret talev of bloomberg news. welcome to yoboth. so let me start with you, han. the president's back on the trail today. what is the state of this race? how do two campaigns see it? >> both are projecting confidence because that's what you do when yti're four days out from election day, judy. but looking at the maps and the polling it's clear that president obama still has a narrow advantage in terms of how you get to 270 el ftoral votes. two big developments to me have happened in the last 48 hours. the first on
PBS
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
in a virtual tie with the president. but in ohio, romney has see much smaller gains. mr. obama has consist enly lead in the polls here and still holds an average of a 2 to 3 point lead. with the resurgence of the auto industry, new stealle production and the promise of large natural gas reserves, you can sense the optimism here in northeast ohio. but a big question w is whether demoatic strongholds like youngstown will give mr. obama enough margin to carryde the state and stay in the white house. mr. obama's popularity here is maintained by strong support frome autoworkers like union president green. >> in march everything almost came to a halt, right. the contractors we had in the plant were backing off. there were helicopters flying over our plant taking inventory, people waing through our plint with clipboards taking inventory. they were going tot liquidate our facility. that's a fact.ou so mitt romney can air brush this all i wants. that's what was happening at the time. the fact that president obama stood up and said i'm going take a bet on the american workers and we're going
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
romneyll collected relif supplies and president obama went to the headquarters of the red cross. >> ifill: in his second story voters online, harry veen veen goes to ohio where the campaigns have positions forming digital armies. >> sreenivasan: it's an endless feedback loop channeling datati back to the campaigns for them to learn even more about it and refine their pitches further. it's the campaign strategy of the future. >> woodruff: and a battle ground dispatch from nevada. mitch fox of the las vegas pbs reports on a tight contest in a newly created congressionales district. mplexities ofthe this race read like a novel. money, aggressionive attacks. a famous family name. even a potential bankruptciymp looming. it's all playing out in a district that covers half the state.mi >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising in where you find it soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. tec
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Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
the economy.p >> brown: in turn, mr. obama accused his opponent of trying to scare voters overerir economic futures. he pointed to a romney ad running in ohio that charges jeep is shipping jobs to china. >> you've got folks who work at the jeep plant who've been calling their employers worried, asking, "is it true? are our jobs birng shipped to china?"bs and the reason they've been making these calls is that governor romney's been running an adhat says so.ha except it's not true. >> brown: chrysler has said it has no plans to move the jobs. the romney campaign insists it's standing by its claim. there promised to be much more ttling over economic policy,tt with the race in a dead heat and going down to the wire. we look now at the jobs picture with two economists with ties to the presidential candidates: john taylor of stanford university and the hoover institution. he advises the romney campaign on economic issues. and austan goolsbee of the univsitysif chf ago's booth school of business. he served as president obama's chairman of the council of economic advisers until last yagr.
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Nov 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
lnt biden recused the romney campaign of perpetuating a quote, outrageous lie, in ads on the obama administration's auto industry bailout. the adthassert general motors asd chrysler are adding jobs in china at the expense of workers in ohio. both g.m. and chrysler have protested. but the romney campaign insi ts the facts in the ads arets accurate. syrian government forces stepped up widespread air assaults on opposition strongholds today, i-government activists said, after a holiday ceasefire fe apart. amateur video showed mig fighter jets strike near a mosque on the outskirts of damascus. so pounded the north, in towns ineluding dair al zour. two days of bombing have left at least 185 people dead. meanwhile, u.s. secretary ofns state hillary clinton called for a shakeup of the syrian opposition in its bid to oust president assad. she said it should include people who've been fighting on the front lines, not just activists who've lived outside of syria for decades. in china, a vernment think tank urged leadership to end the country's one-child policy. it recommends each family be a
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